Infographic: The story of Voisey’s Bay: Today’s mine (Part 3 of 3) – Mining.com

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Infographic: The story of Voisey’s Bay: Today’s mine (Part 3 of 3) – Mining.com

by pmnationtalk on December 17, 2015284 Views

December 16, 2015

After the Voisey’s Bay deposit had been sold to the highest bidder in 1996 for $4.3 billion, it took some years to come into production.

The last part of this series highlights the richness of the deposit itself – and we also profile the world’s largest icebreaking cargo ship that is used to transport the ore for a cool $100 million per load.

PREFACE

The massive Voisey’s Bay nickel deposit was auctioned off to the highest bidder in early 1996 for $4.3 billion. We have recapped the events leading up to the sale in previous parts of this infographic series on Voisey’s Bay:

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/nwt-new-premier-and-cabinet-1.3367621

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